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Ten Tastiest Events on Denver's Culinary Calendar April 29-May 2

This weekend we say goodbye to April and welcome May. Close out this month and start the next on a tasty note by attending a few of this weekend's culinary events. There's something for everyone, from classes to fundraisers to a beer-and-food extravaganza; keep reading for all the details.     

Friday, April 29
  

Cook Street School of Culinary Arts will get decadent during its Steak and Whiskey class, which covers cooking different cuts of steaks and creating the side dishes needed to make a complete meal. Students will get to sip on local whiskey during the class, which runs from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuition is $99; register and learn more at cookstreet.com

Jeffco Public Schools is hosting a Tamale Throw-Down from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Foster Elementary School, 5300 Saulsbury Court in Arvada. The event includes a tamale contest, with awards for best individual, best restaurant and people’s choice tamale. Admission is free, but $10 will get you ten tastes of tamales. There also will be folklorico dancers, mariachis, more Mexican food, door prizes and T-shirts for sale. Proceeds will benefit Foster Elementary’s before- and after-school programs provided by Project Prepare. For more information, head over to the Jeffco Schools' Facebook page


Adelitas is throwing down all weekend long in celebration of its third anniversary. Today through Sunday, the restaurant will offer $3 appetizer and drink specials. Call Adelitas at 303-778-1294 for all the details. 

Keep reading for more events this weekend.

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